Security update for liblouis

SUSE Security Update: Security update for liblouis
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:13994-1
Rating: low
References: #1109319
Cross-References: CVE-2018-17294
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for liblouis and python-louis fixes the following issue:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2018-17294: Fixed an out of bounds read in matchCurrentInput function which could allow a remote attacker to cause Denail of Service (bsc#1109319).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-liblouis-13994=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-liblouis-13994=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • liblouis-1.7.0-1.3.16.1
    • liblouis0-1.7.0-1.3.16.1
    • python-louis-1.7.0-1.3.16.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • liblouis-debuginfo-1.7.0-1.3.16.1
    • liblouis-debugsource-1.7.0-1.3.16.1

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